The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill – What's in it for Health Care
Last week, President Joe Biden and his administration released more detail on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
While a lot of focus has been given to provisions, such as the $66 billion investment in passenger rail since the creation of Amtrak 50 years ago, there are many areas which will affect the health care sector.
Health Affairs’ Senior Editors Ellen Bayer and Chris Fleming share the latest on the bipartisan infrastructure deal and how health care will be affected, including policies on telehealth, clean drinking water, climate change, broadband internet, and other social determinants of health.
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